There are 6 ways to get from Vancouver to Parksville by car ferry, car, bus or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Car ferry, drive  •  2 h 28 min

$17 - $68

Cheapest option

Line 250 bus, car ferry, bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. 250 / ...
  2. 91

$16 - $82

4 alternative options

Fly Vancouver to Qualicum  •  3 h 14 min

  1. YVR - XQU

$87 - $174

Fly Vancouver to Nanaimo, bus  •  3 h 51 min

  1. YVR - YCD

$114 - $311

Fly Vancouver to Campbell River, bus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. YVR - YBL

$121 - $238

What companies run services between Vancouver, BC, Canada and Parksville, BC, Canada?

K D Air Corporation and Orca Air fly from Vancouver to Parksville every 3 hours.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Nanaimo
Ave. Duration
24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Vancouver to Campbell River
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Vancouver to Campbell River
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Central Mountain Air
Website
flycma.com
Flights from Vancouver to Campbell River
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
K D Air Corporation
Flights from Vancouver to Qualicum
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $230
Orca Air
Website
flyorcaair.com
Flights from Vancouver to Qualicum
Ave. Duration
33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $230
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Nanaimo
Ave. Duration
33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Bus operators
West Vancouver Blue Bus
Phone
+1 604-925-7777
Email
bluebusinfo@westvancouver.ca
Website
translink.ca
Bus from Wb W Georgia St Fs Seymour St to Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
westvancouver.ca
Tofino Bus
Phone
Toll Free: 1.866.986.3466 Local: 250.725.2871
Email
info@tofinobus.com
Website
tofinobus.com
Bus from Nanaimo, BC - Departure Bay to Parksville, BC - Bus Depot
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Bus from Nanaimo, BC - Cassidy Airport to Parksville, BC - Bus Depot
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
BC Transit - RDN Transit System
Website
bctransit.com
Bus from Northbound Trans-Canada at Horseshoe Bay-Departure Bay Ferry to Westbound Jensen Ave E at Craig
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
bctransit.com
Bus from Northbound Front at Church to Woodgrove Centre Exchange Bay B
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
bctransit.com
Bus from Woodgrove Centre Exchange Bay D to Westbound Jensen Ave E at Craig
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
bctransit.com
Island Link Bus
Phone
lbrisco@islandlinkbus.com
Website
islandlinkbus.com
Bus from Campbell River, BC - Ocean Grove Store to Parksville Shell
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
islandlinkbus.com
Ferry operators
BC Ferries
Website
bcferries.com
Car ferry from Horseshoe Bay, BC to Nanaimo Departure Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $60
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Book at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$14
Standard Vehicle
$59
Motorcycle
$36
Other operators
Harbour Air
Phone
1.800.665.0212
Website
harbourair.com
Plane from Vancouver Harbour to Nanaimo Harbour
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$84
Schedules at
harbourair.com
Seaair Seaplanes
Website
seairseaplanes.com
Plane from Vancouver Harbour to Nanaimo Harbour
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$78
Schedules at
seairseaplanes.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Vancouver and Parksville is 87 km.

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Parksville is to car ferry and drive which costs $22 - $90 and takes 2 h 28 min.

The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Parksville is to car ferry and drive which takes 2 h 28 min and costs $22 - $90.

It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to get from Vancouver to Parksville, including transfers.